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36    Immigration—Asylum Seekers—Wilson Security—Order for Production of Documents

Senator Hanson-Young, pursuant to notice, moved general business notice of motion no. 1146—That there be laid on the table by the Minister representing the Prime Minister, no later than 9.30 am on Thursday, 21 April 2016:

    (a)   any, and all, documents in the Australian Government’s possession, including, and in relation to:

                  (i)   any contracts between Broadspectrum (formerly known as Transfield Services) and its subcontractor Wilson Security in relation to operations on Nauru and Manus Island, Papua New Guinea,

                 (ii)   any sub-contracts engaged in by Wilson Security and other entities in relation to operations on Nauru and Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, and

                (iii)   any contracts between the Australian Government and Wilson Security in relation to the Government and its agencies;

    (b)   any, and all, documents in the Australian Government’s possession pertaining to the procurement and due diligence process undertaken prior to the awarding of any contracts between:

                  (i)   the Australian Government and Broadspectrum, and its subcontractor Wilson Security, in relation to operations on Nauru and Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, including Wilson Security’s directorship and/or the Kwok family, and

                 (ii)   the Australian Government and Wilson Security in relation to the Government and its agencies, including Wilson Security’s directorship and/or the Kwok family; and

     (c)   any, and all, documents in relation to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s internal investigation, and or review, into Wilson Security’s role in relation on Nauru and Manus Island as reported in the Australian on 7 April 2016.

Question put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 34

Senators—

Bilyk (Teller)

Ketter

McKim

Rice

Brown

Lambie

McLucas

Siewert

Cameron

Lazarus

Moore

Simms

Carr

Lines

Muir

Singh

Dastyari

Ludlam

O’Neill

Urquhart

Di Natale

Ludwig

Peris

Waters

Gallacher

Madigan

Polley

Whish-Wilson

Gallagher

McAllister

Rhiannon

Xenophon

Hanson-Young

McEwen

 

 

 

NOES, 28

Senators—

Back

Fierravanti-Wells

McGrath

Reynolds

Birmingham

Fifield

McKenzie

Ruston

Bushby (Teller)

Heffernan

Nash

Ryan

Canavan

Johnston

O’Sullivan

Scullion

Cash

Leyonhjelm

Parry

Seselja

Colbeck

Lindgren

Paterson

Smith

Edwards

Macdonald

Payne

Williams

 

 

Question agreed to.